Attractions

Top Choice Area in Cambridge

Harvard Yard

The geographic heart of Harvard University – where red-brick buildings and leaf-covered paths exude academia – is Harvard Yard.
Top Choice Stadium in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Fenway Park

What is it that makes Fenway Park 'America's Most Beloved Ballpark'? It's not just that it's the home of the Boston Red Sox. Open since 1912, it is the oldest operating baseball park in the country. As such, the par…
Top Choice University in Cambridge

Harvard University

Founded in 1636 to educate men for the ministry, Harvard is America’s oldest college. The original Ivy League school has eight graduates who went on to be US presidents, not to mention dozens of Nobel laureates and …
Top Choice Library in Back Bay

Boston Public Library

Dating from 1852, the esteemed Boston Public Library lends credence to Boston’s reputation as the Athens of America. The old McKim building is notable for its magnificent facade and exquisite interior art. Pick up a…
Top Choice Church in Back Bay

Trinity Church

A masterpiece of American architecture, Trinity Church is the country's ultimate example of Richardsonian Romanesque. The granite exterior, with a massive portico and side cloister, uses sandstone in colorful patter…
Top Choice Notable Building in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Massachusetts State House

High atop Beacon Hill, Massachusetts’ leaders and legislators attempt to turn their ideas into concrete policies and practices within the State House. John Hancock provided the land (previously part of his cow pastu…
Top Choice Museum in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Museum of Fine Arts

Since 1876, the Museum of Fine Arts has been Boston's premier venue for showcasing art by local, national and international artists. Nowadays the museum's holdings encompass all eras, from the ancient world to conte…
Top Choice Aquarium in Downtown & Waterfront

New England Aquarium

Teeming with sea creatures of all sizes, shapes and colors, this giant fishbowl is the centerpiece of downtown Boston's waterfront. The main attraction is the three-story Giant Ocean Tank, which swirls with thousand…
Top Choice Park in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Boston Common

The Boston Common has served many purposes over the years, including as a campground for British troops during the Revolutionary War and as green grass for cattle grazing until the 1830s. Although there is still a g…
Top Choice Church in West End & North End

Old North Church

‘One if by land, and two if by sea…’ Longfellow’s poem 'Paul Revere’s Ride' has immortalized this graceful church. It was here, on the night of April 18, 1775, that the sexton hung two lanterns from the steeple, as …